|Observe Hispanic Heritage Month by exploring great library resources|
|Thursday, 20 September 2012 08:39|
National Hispanic Heritage Month is observed from Sept. 15-Oct. 15, and it is a time when the people of the United States honor the achievements of Hispanics.
The Atlantic City Free Public Library offers terrific resources related to National Hispanic Heritage Month and Hispanic/Latino heritage in general. Our eResources include ¡Informe! and Referencia Latina, which Atlantic City Library cardholders can access 24 hours a day from any device with an Internet connection. Those who don’t have an Atlantic City Library card can access them from a library computer.
¡Informe! is designed to meet the research needs of Spanish-speaking users. With full-text articles from the most popular Spanish-language and bilingual periodicals, it provides quality Hispanic reference material – not just Spanish translations of English-language materials. While the interface is in English, articles are in Spanish.
Referencia Latina offers content from a variety of sources including encyclopedias, health reports, a Spanish-English dictionary and full text of more than 100 reference books and dozens of general interest magazines. Daily updates ensure availability of the most current articles from a dozen major newspapers from 10 Latin American countries such as: El Comercio (Perú), El Mercurio (Chile), El Tiempo (Colombia), El Universal (México), El Nacional (Venezuela) and La Nación (Argentina). ACFPL also has Press Display, offering online access to current newspapers from Central and Latin American countries in full-color, full-page format.
Also, those looking to learn another language, including Spanish, can try our eResource Mango. It offers more than 20 different languages and ESL courses for those who want to work on their English.
For more information, please visit the Main Library Reference Desk or call (609) 345-2269.
|Last Updated on Thursday, 20 September 2012 09:55|